Free Press Journal
  • Google moves NCLAT over Rs 120-cr antitrust fine

    New Delhi : Google has filed an appeal at the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) against a judgment from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) that found it guilty of “search bias”, sources said.

  • Google ‘Home’ and ‘Home Mini’ smart speakers now in India

    New Delhi: Taking on Amazon’s Alexa-powered smart speakers, Google on Tuesday brought its voice-activated speakers “Home” and “Home Mini” to India that can help people with their commute, play favourite songs and videos, plan daily schedule and lots more.

  • Google confirms testing ‘more results’ for search

    San Francisco: Google is officially testing and refining the “more results” button to load more search results on the same page instead of making searchers click to the next page. According to a report in searchengineland.com on Tuesday, it seems to be visible to many while searching “Google” on their smartphones

  • After Walmart, Google now Amazon may offer to buy rival Flipkart: Reports

    Even as media reports suggest that the negotiations between Walmart Inc and Flipkart are in the final stage, a Mint newspaper report suggests that Amazon.com Inc may make an offer to buy Flipkart. The report further suggests, Amazon held early exploratory talks to buy Flipkart India but the deal with Walmart is more likely.

  • BCCI Media Rights: First day of e-auction stops at Rs 4442 crore

    New Delhi/Mumbai : The BCCI is set for another massive windfall as Star, Sony and Jio engaged in a bidding war for the Global Consolidated Media Rights (GCR) for the 2018-2023 cycle of India’s home bilateral series, which is currently valued at Rs 4442 crore, after the end of the opening day of the first ever e-auction.

  • Google bans Cryptocurrency mining extensions on Chrome

    San Francisco: After Facebook and Twitter, Google has cracked down on malicious cryptocurrency mining extensions on its Chrome platform. Until now, Google Chrome’s web policy permitted cryptocurrency mining in extensions as long as it is the extension’s single purpose and the user is adequately informed about the mining behaviour.

  • Google doodle marks India’s first lady doctor’s 153rd birthday

    New Delhi : Google on Saturday dedicated its doodle to mark the 153rd birth anniversary of India’s first lady doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi. The doodle is created by Bangalore-based artist Kashmira Sarode, who portrayed Joshi celebrating her medical degree.

  • Google acquires GIF platform Tenor

    San Francisco: Google has acquired mobile GIF keyboard and search engine Tenor for Android, iOS and desktop making it easier for users to find and share GIF images, the company has announced.

  • Google blocks access to its apps on uncertified Android devices

    San Francisco: Google has started blocking access to its apps on uncertified Android devices whose firmware was built after March 16 which could cause trouble to users who like to load custom ROMs on their smartphones.

  • Breaking up Google into smaller companies should be kept open

    London: The European Union (EU) has “grave suspicions” about Google’s abuse of the monopoly it enjoys over Internet search in Europe and is open to breaking the tech giant into smaller companies, the bloc’s competition commissioner has warned. According to ‘The Daily Telegraph’, Margrethe Vestager has said that the threat to split the Internet giant up into smaller companies must be kept open.

  • Google doodle marks 45th anniversary of Chipko Movement

    New Delhi: To mark the 45th anniversary of the famous Chipko Movement, search engine giant Google on Monday dedicated its doodle to the movement. The doodle portrays a colourful design where a group of women are standing around a tree, representing their fight against deforestation which was the main objective of Chipko Movement.

  • Google celebrates Ustad Bismillah Khan’s 102nd birthday

    New Delhi: Search engine Google on Wednesday paid tribute to Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan, one of India’s most beloved musicians, on his 102nd birth anniversary with a special doodle.